Brynn Szukala

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The San Andreas Fault Is On The Brink Of A Devastating Earthquake

In earthquake prediction, geologists work in probability distributions rather than absolute terms. Consensus is growing, however, of the likelihood of a large and devastating earthquake to strike California. Why are scientists beginning to worry? The San Andreas Fault hasn’t produced a big …

Geology

Is divesting from fossil fuels the best tactic for tackling climate change?

Earth Day will see calls on college campuses to pull funds from carbon-producing fuels but activists should consider positive ways to change energy policy<p>It’s April; your taxes are filed (hopefully); the cherry blossoms are out (hopefully), and Earth Day has rolled around once more. And in what is …

Energy

Go green or no home in San Francisco — solar panels become mandatory

Build green or don’t build at all. That’s the message behind a new San Francisco law effective in January 2017. By that date, all new buildings must …

It's really easy to play the best PC games on an old computer

But that's not ideal when someone else wants to watch TV.<p>So to keep playing while others watch TV, I set up my gaming desktop to stream games to my under-powered six-year-old Acer laptop over WiFi, and it was incredibly easy, and free!<p>This method is designed to work with games on Valve's Steam …

The ancient Persian god that may be at the heart of ‘Game of Thrones’

The sixth season of HBO's hit series "Game of Thrones," starting this weekend, will likely bring into focus an important historical element from the fictive universe of George R. R. Martin's novels, upon which the television show is largely based: the legend of Azor Ahai.<p>(To be clear, WorldViews is …

TV Series

Morocco's megawatt solar plant powers up

<b>(CNN) —</b> Morocco is close to completing the world's largest concentrated solar power farm.<p>The site near the city of Ouarzazate -- famous as a filming location for Hollywood blockbusters like "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Gladiator" -- aims to produce enough energy to power over one million homes by the …

Renewable Energy

How Getting Naked Eased my Depression & my Life

1992. I’m running. Up West 10th, past Safeway, past the Starbucks. I’m running like an exploding jack in the box. I turn a corner, running, past that …

Time Lapse Video Of Body Painting Artist Transforming Herself Into Thanos

Body painting is not only mind-blowing to see when its finished, it's also really fun to watch being done, especially in time lapse so you can see …

Atheism is an old boys' club. More women should admit to being Godless

The trouble with the atheist movement, of which I consider myself a part, is that sometimes it just looks far too much like religion.<p>To put it bluntly: it’s pale, stale and male.<p>Richard Dawkins, the late Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris and Daniel Dennett, are often referred to as atheism’s 'four …

7 counterintuitive secrets to being insanely productive

In fact, there are plenty of proven strategies for getting more done while staying happy and healthy.<p>To find out what those strategies are, we checked out the Quora thread "What is the secret to insane productivity?" as well as some other research, and picked out our favorite techniques.<p>Quora user …

N Korea nuclear: US, Japan, S Korea pledge united response

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1218000/1218213_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524616523_ce84d47c7c33bfb1cb5f8c9bc7d556e4<p><b>The US, South Korea and Japan have said they will be united in their response to North Korea's claim to have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb.</b><p>North …

North Korea

World leaders arrive in Paris to talk tough on climate change at COP21 summit

World leaders have been arriving in Paris to talk tough on climate change, as the COP21 summit gets underway.<p>The aim of the international conference is to bring about a wind of change – striking a deal that turn countries away from a dependence on fossil fuels and towards cleaner energies, such as …

Geoengineering Could Put An End To Future Superstorms–But With Horrible Consequences

Injecting billions of tons of sulfur dioxide into the air is an insane idea that just might work (only if you forget about all the other disasters it would cause).<p>We don’t know exactly how climate change affects the frequency and intensity of hurricanes. But, from the historical data, we do know …

Climate Change

Meet the Guy Who Sells Star Wars Heels for $300

Dan Sullivan talks about his customers, his craziest designs, and how exactly he incorporated a flashing lightsaber and Darth Vader sound effects into a pair of shoes.<p>Describing the shoes Dan Sullivan designs as "eccentric" would be to do him a disservice. his shoes look like they were designed by …

Darth Vader

High court appeal of immigration case comes mid campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Tuesday it will ask the Supreme Court to save its plans to shield from deportation millions of …

Immigration